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For Sale: Walt Disney's Dramatically Located Desert Getaway

The former Walt Disney home's whimsical features include an elaborate ceiling fan from the film "Casablanca." By Emily Heffter First there was Disneyland. And then there was the zipline that Walt Disney installed at this Palm Desert weekend retreat for his A-list friends. Among the famous stars who partied at this... Continue Reading »

The Carolwood Estate, a Home That Replaced Walt Disney's Spread (House of the Day)

A mega-mansion built on the former estate of Walt Disney has hit the market for a mind-numbing $90 million. The Carolwood Estate, built in 2001 and owned by investor Gabriel Brener, is located in the affluent neighborhood of Beverly Glen in Los Angeles. And even in an area where the median house price is around... Continue Reading »

'Zen' Again: Ryan Phillippe's Hollywood Estate Back on Market

Actor Ryan Phillippe has re-listed his Hollywood Hills home for $6.995 million. He purchased the home, called "Raising Zen," in 2008 after his divorce from actress Reese Witherspoon, but tried unsuccessfully to sell the house in 2010. Phillippe listed the home for $7.45 million but took it off the market in 2011 when it... Continue Reading »

Why Won't Anyone Buy Walt Disney's Childhood Home?

Walt Disney played such a huge part in all of our childhoods, and now we can get a taste of his: The iconic filmmaker's birthplace and childhood home in Chicago is on the market for a modest $179,000. You might think it's "Looney Tunes" if the price and the powerhouse name don't sell the home in a New York minute. But it... Continue Reading »

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